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Spink County
South Dakota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Spink County

Index to Locations

  • Doland Doland Cemetery
  • Redfield Greenlawn Cemetery

    Doland Cemetery
    Doland, Spink County, South Dakota
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Edwin Lincoln Ebbert (1863-1929) — also known as Edwin L. Ebbert — of near Carpenter, Spink County, S.Dak.; Doland, Spink County, S.Dak. Born in Marion, Grant County, Ind., March 11, 1863. Republican. Farmer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 31st District, 1921-24. Methodist. Died in Union Township, Spink County, S.Dak., January 7, 1929 (age 65 years, 302 days). Interment at Doland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Ebbert (1839-1919) and Emily Elizabeth (Bradford) Ebbert (1841-1881); married, September 26, 1894, to Mary Gertrude McDonald (1865-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Greenlawn Cemetery
    Redfield, Spink County, South Dakota
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Orville Samuel Basford (1848-1926) — also known as Orville S. Basford — of Redfield, Spink County, S.Dak.; Linneus, Linn County, Mo. Born in Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vt., August 29, 1848. Republican. Methodist minister; postmaster; South Dakota Republican state chair, 1894-95; newspaper editor and publisher; South Dakota State Insurance Commissioner, 1907. Methodist. Died in Redfield, Spink County, S.Dak., October 27, 1926 (age 78 years, 59 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Basford (1808-1877) and Henrietta (Kingsbury) Basford (1810-1889); married, August 21, 1870, to Arminda Malvina Blake (1848-1919); second cousin twice removed of Eleazer Pomeroy; fourth cousin of Daniel Eleazer Pomeroy (1868-1965); fourth cousin once removed of James Brooks.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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